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Have spent the last week in Paris. Will be posting a photographic report of the whole week shortly (Armenians, Greeks, Poles, Melkites and Latins (ancient and modernist) and circumstances permitting will be blogging much more in the next few months, especially in the run-up to Family Synod, which will be a key event in the history of the church- radical reform which will destroy wholesale faith and practice or post-conciliar stasis of decline. There is another way which requires the urgent return to tradition.
Easter joy from the East
and from the West
In honour of Our Lady, who was considered on Friday as the shamed mother of an executed criminal.
To intercept drug packages is for the German customs certainly nothing unusual. However to intercept drug packets of condoms full of liquid cocaine bound for the Vatican has never happened before. The officials had secured the extraordinary delivery at Leipzig Airport.
The German Customs has intercepted a drug delivery addressed to the Vatican. Officials seized on 19 January at Leipzig airport 340 grams of cocaine from South America with a black market value of 40,000 Euros , reports the newspaper "Bild am Sonntag" .
The drug was packed in liquid form in 14 condoms, the newspaper reported, citing a customs report. Since then it has been retained by the Vatican Gendarme.
A specific receiver was therefore not specified, apart from the Vatican post office. The German customs gave the drugs to a a police officer of the Vatican State in Rome. The trap however so far has not closed : no one tried to pick up the package, Interpol established
The German investigators go according to " Bild am Sonntag " now assume that the unknown recipient has received a tip and the action was betrayed . The investigation into the people behind the cocaine package will now be pursued together with the Interpol office of the Vatican.
A collection of Masses from the same liturgically abusing source in Aachen.
A celebration of this Mass which has been going on since 2000. It is no way to teach children the Faith. If and it is a big if they stay with the Church, they will grow up to demand that Masses should be fun and when they are not they leave anyway.